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Cassiterite

#50362

Cassiterite

#50362
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
SnO2 (RRUFF)
Locality
North Dartmoor Consols, Lydford, Devon, England
Tagged
tin

Exceptional crystals of Cassiterite forming equant and elongated prismatic crystals to 2.5mm. All of them show a nice golden brown color with translucency. 

Cassiterite

Formula
SnO2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish black, colorless, green, gray 
Streak
brownish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Irregular 
Hardness
6-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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